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Pittsburg, Kansas

Pitt State Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Pittsburg State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
87.2%
Admission Difficulty for Pittsburg State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Pitt State and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,168 out of 2,486 applicants were admitted making Pittsburg State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Pittsburg State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Pitt State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Pittsburg State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Pittsburg State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

Pitt State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Pittsburg State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Pittsburg State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Pitt State?

Admission data indicates that Pitt State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pittsburg State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Pittsburg State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >92%
22 to 25 Avg + 87%-92%
19 to 22 Avg - 80%-87%
16 to 19 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 16 Low <70%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Pittsburg State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pittsburg State University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Pitt State accepts 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Pittsburg State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

70% of Pittsburg State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Pittsburg State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 38%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

Pittsburg State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,312 1,174 2,486
Accepted 1,150 1,018 2,168
Acceptance Rate 88% 87% 87%
Enrolled 492 503 995
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 49% 46%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Pittsburg State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Pittsburg State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Pittsburg State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155681 IPEDS survey data for Pittsburg State University.